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overhangs

noun
plural of overhang

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a part that sticks out from the general mass of something
  • a recess in the face of the cliff that is hidden by the thick vines dangling from the jagged overhang above

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overhangs

verb
present tense third-person singular of overhang

Synonyms & Antonyms of overhangs (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the narrow streets of the old European city are lined with row houses often having overhanging second stories

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2 to remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on
  • the problem of how he might be able to afford sending his children to college has been overhanging him for several years

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“Overhangs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overhangs. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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